Magnificent Metal Monday

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The Hoover Sportsplex in Hoover, AL was named MBCEA’s 2018 Building of the Year.  Photo credit: DesignandBuildwithMetal.com.

At its 49thAnnual Conference held last month in San Antonio, TX, the Metal Building Contractors & Erectors Association (MBCEA) named the Hoover Sportsplex in Hoover, AL, 2018 Building of the Year in its annual Building of the Year Awards competition. For the project, Dunn Building Company of Hoover, AL, utilized a pre-engineered metal building system from Mesco Building Solutions. Dunn furnished and erected a 92,120 sq. ft. building, 12,400 sq. ft. of suspended track and 3,850 sq. ft. of catwalks. The metal building system was approximately 220’ x 420’, with a 40’ eave height and a 3:12 roof pitch. It was clad with 3”-thick foam-insulated metal wall panels and 2-1/2”-thick ” foam-insulated metal roof panels. Some significant features of this project were the reverse tapered columns, 210′- 0″ clear span frames, suspended track and catwalks, horizontal wall panels and clearstory framing.

The Metal Building Contractors and Erectors Association (MBCEA) supports the professional advancement of metal building contractors, erectors and the industry.  METALCON wants to extend congratulations to MBCEA for celebrating its 50th anniversary!

For the full list of winners in all categories, read MORE in Design and Build with Metal.com.

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